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What WW2 rifle is still in service today?

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Old 08-31-2012, 01:06 PM   #21
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Most of the ROTC and JROTC drill teams either use a dummy, or a "drill rifle"- which has been demilled, and cannot be made to fire. MAJOR problems with accounting for, and securing real firearms.

There are some American Legion/ VFW posts that provide Honor Guards or Color Guards that are using 03's- many of which are unsafe to fire anything in EXCEPT blanks due to too many years of neglect.

A lot of those 03s were on long term loan from the military- and when they tried an audit to account for rifles a few years back, found a huge number of them were MIA- no one knew where they were, they had been sold, given away, taken home by a member who had passed away, etc.
What we have here is... failure- to communicate.
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:45 AM   #22
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the answer is the naggant,. alot of countries use it alongside with the ak. like china.
Sometimes what looks like junk is just junk.
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Old 09-07-2012, 06:44 AM   #23
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Don't forget nearly every military vehicle has a M-2 HB 50 cal mounted on it. They are still in current production.
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